N.H.-Maine bridge on track for summer traffic

The new Memorial Bridge connecting New Hampshire to Maine is still scheduled to open this summer. Contractor Archer Western has put in the new south span and a concrete deck and started erecting the south tower. Steel tower pieces made by Structural Bridge in Claremont are being erected using a barge-mounted crane near the south span and will take about a month to complete. Plans are for the north span to be completed in March and floated into place at low tide, as the south span was.

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